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Minor in Human Development

The minor in Human Development may be combined with any major at CSULB except Human Development and Liberal Studies, Track II - Human Development Concentration. The minor in Human Development offers students an opportunity to supplement their education with an interdisciplinary study of lifespan development within societal and cultural contexts.

Requirements

A minimum of 7 courses, chosen in consultation with the Human Development Department Advisor.

Take one of the following courses:

  • HDEV 180 Lifespan Human Development (3)
    Prerequisite/Corequisite: ENGL 100 or GE Composition (Area A1).
  • ANTH 120 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology (3)
    Prerequisite/Corequisite: Any GE Foundation course.
  • PSY 100 General Psychology (3)
    Prerequisite/Corequisite: GE A1 requirement.
  • SOC 100 Principles of Sociology (3)
    Prerequisite/Corequisite: A GE Foundation course.

Take all of the following courses:

  • HDEV 190 Elementary Statistics in Social and Behavioral Sciences (4)
    "C" or better required
    Prerequisites: Eligible to take a General Education Mathematics Course.
  • All students who complete another course as part of their *major that is equivalent to a Human Development course (such as a statistics course equivalent to HDEV 190) must substitute another HDEV course for that one and earn a "C" or better.
  • HDEV 307 Approaches to Childhood (3)
    "C" or better required
    Prerequisites: GE Foundation requirements, upper-division standing, ANTH 120 or HDEV 180 or PSY 100 or SOC 100 with a "C" or better.
  • HDEV 320 Research Methods in Human Development (4)
    Prerequisite: HDEV 190 or PSY 110 or SOC 170 or BIOL 260 with a “C” or better; and HDEV 307 with a “C” or better; and HDEV 357 with a “C” or better.
  • *Students in the HDEV Minor may substitute one of the following methods classes in their major for HDEV 320 and instead take 3 more upper division units in HDEV and earn a "C" or better. These classes include ANTH 440, 458; PSYCH 220; SOC 354, 355.
  • HDEV 357 Approaches to Adulthood Through Aging (3)
    "C" or better required
    Prerequisites: GE Foundation requirements, upper-division standing, ANTH 120 or HDEV 180 or PSY 100 or SOC 100 with a "C" or better.

Take one of the following:

  • HDEV 340. Families and Work: Life Course Processes (3)
    Prerequisite: HDEV 307 with a "C" or better and HDEV 357 with a "C" or better
  • HDEV 360 Cultural Foundations for Human Development (3)
    Prerequisites: HDEV 307 and HDEV 357.
    Prerequisites/Corequisite: HDEV 320.

Take 3 more upper division units in HDEV earning a "C" or better.

All students in this minor must take at least 6 courses in Human Development.


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